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Medical device tax goes back into effect


WASHINGTON – A 2.3% excise tax on medical device manufacturers went back into effect on Jan. 1 after a two-year hiatus, according to news reports. The tax initially went into effect in 2013 as a way to pay for expanded health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Congress looks to repeal medical device tax


WASHINGTON – A bill to repeal the medical device tax passed in the House of Representatives last week.

HME will escape device tax


WASHINGTON – Most home medical equipment will be excluded from the Affordable Care Act’s medical device excise tax, industry stakeholders say.